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Advisory Members // LUNA


LUNA - Advisory Committee

Julie Baldwin, PhD

Regents' Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Northern Arizona University

Director, Center for Health Equity Research (CHER), Northern Arizona University

Magaly Blas, MD, PhD

Affiliate Associate Professor, Global Health, School of Public Heath, University of Washington

Médico Epidemióloga, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Maria J. Brunette, PH.D.

Associate Professor, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University

Pamela Collins, MD

Professor, Global Health, University of Washington

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington

Deepa Rao, PhD

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Global Health, University of Washington

Jane Simoni, PhD

Director, NIH, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

Claire Townsend Ing, MPH, DrPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, UH Manoa

LUNA - Executive Committee

Bonnie Duran, DrPH (Opelousas/Coushatta)

Director, IWRI Center for Indigenous Health Research (ret'd)

Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington (ret'd)

bonduran@uw.edu

Tessa Evans-Campbell, PhD (Snohomish)

Executive Co-Director, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Charles O. Cressey Endowed Associate Prof., School of Social Work, University of Washington

tecamp@uw.edu

J. Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, PhD

Associate Professor and Chair of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Biraj Karmacharya Ph.D.

Regional Partnerships Director & Chief Department of Community Programs, Dhulikhel Hospital-Kathmandu University Hospital

Preceptor, LUNA Program

E. Roberto Orellana, PhD

Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Director , LUNA Program

Affiliated Faculty, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

PhD Program Director, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Cynthia R. Pearson, PhD

Director of Research, IWRI

Research Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Univeristy of Washington

pearsonc@uw.edu

Mike Spencer, PhD, MSW (Native Hawaiian)

Director of Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Oceanic Affairs, IWRI

Presidental Term Professor, Univeristy of Washington School of Social Work

mspenc@uw.edu

Karina L. Walters, PhD (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

Director, NIH Tribal Health Research Office (THRO)

kw5@uw.edu

LUNA - Scientific Mentor Network

Pablo Montoya Chica, MPH, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health, University of Washington

Director, Sinergias, - Alianzas Estratégicas para la Salud y el Desarrollo Social

Andrea Hermosura, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, UH Manoa

Psychologist, Paradigm Hawaii Counseling, Kailua, HI

Michelle Johnson-Jennings, PhD (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma)

Executive Co-director, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

Professor, University of Washington School of Social Work

Director, Environmentally based Health & Land-based Healing, IWRI

Rachel Novotny PhD, RDN, LD

Professor & Director, Children’s Healthy Living Center of Excellence, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa